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Title
Bangles
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Ruebsamen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
1984
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Influenced by L.A. 60s legends The Byrds and The Buffalo Springfield, The Bangles set themselves apart from other all-female bands of the era. Their blend of sixties-influenced folk rock and melodic vocal harmonies gained them major commercial and critical success with the songs, "Walk Like An Egyptian" and "Manic Monday."
First photograph caption dated July 15, 1984 reads, "The Bangles, from left: Debbi Peterson, Michael Steele, Vicki Peterson and Susanna Hoffs. Says Vicki Peterson, 'We've played with enough male musicians to know that when you're in a mixed band, it's a different vibe.'"; Second photograph caption dated August 7, 1984 reads, "The Bangles, from left: Debbi Peterson, Michael Steele, Vicki Peterson and Susanna Hoffs, have a new album, 'All Over the Place,' that is full of verve and vibrant harmonies and heads this summer's Hot 10 list."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00124256
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box Musical Groups--Bangles
CARL0005343387
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/34075
Subject
Hoffs, Susanna
Peterson, Vicki,--1960-
Bangles (Musical group)
Rock groups--United States
Women rock musicians--United States
Rock musicians--United States
Women--California--Los Angeles
Singers--United States
Drummers (Musicians)--United States
Guitarists--United States
Bass guitarists--United States
Sisters--California--Los Angeles
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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